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-..rlly fi" Saturday and a The Pensacola Journal a B Pensacola's Only Sunday B J Newspaper ith gentla to" moderate Sunday w . . ,s.nth wind. SI S5 east i - 5 - C rf I i I Txxn. NO142. EACE TREATY S DEBATED HE SENATE FOR THREE HOURS )iscussion Continued For Three Hours ana went Over As Unfinished 5us inessTill Monday. COMPLETE TEXT OF PACT ASKED FOR Argument Starts When Hitchcock Kesents biur 01 Johnson Who Charged Democrats Concealed Something. Washington, M a y 23. Hie peace treaty with its eague of nations covenant vas debated for three hours n the senate today, and at djournment the resolution vhich furnished the .vehicle or discussion went over as finished business for Mon- ni ' 1.. pay. xne resomuuu incicijr alls on the state department ) furnish the senate the cora- lete text of the treaty, but he debate shifted to the mer s of the league and treaty. A dozen senators, includ es leaders or. both sides vere drawn into the discus- ion and sharp exchanges iresaged the bitterness of hefigth that is to come when he treaty actually comes up or ratification. ' Opponents of the treaty i its present form lined up enerally for the resolution nd those supporting it led he opposition. Senator ohnson, of California, re ublican, author of the reso ition started the debate with . short speech charging the reaty supporters had soine hing to conceal. This as sertion drew an indignant eply from Senator Hitch- ock who declared the presi- lent was followincr a well es- ablished precedent in keep- the treaty text in cqnfi ence and for the senate to quest him to do otherwise ould be a gross breach of e international proprieties he republican leader Lodge, eclared there was no inl "opriety in the resolution nless it were improper to all attention to the new method of "open covenants penly arrival at". Washington, May 23. Framing of senate republican committee slates vas reported completed today by re "Wican conference "committee on com- pttees. The program it was Stated ?on reliable authority, proposes Sena rs Penrose, of Pensylvania and rarren, of Wyoming for the chair- 'jn!i of the finance and appropria i committees respectively, despite "Position of the progressives. -The ites will be presented at the con rnce of republican senators next Washington, May 23. Deportation aoisnevik agitators was urged in 4 house by Reoresentative Johnson. publican, of Washington, chairman ye immigration committee. He also located the passage of legislation iieh would prevent aliens coming this country, until the United (Continued On Page Two.) m SMATE PASSES rr1 .SiS! ON FMMR OF APPMTiBTS Harry Thompson, as Solici tor of the Escambia Court of Record, Among Num ber Confirmed. KEHOE'S DEFEAT WAS BIG SURPRISE Riparian Rights, General Revenue and Other Bills Are Acted Upon During Day's Grind of Law Mill. Tallahassee, May 23. In executive session today the senate confirmed the appointment of Harry Thompson to the county solicitorshlp of the court of record in Escambia county; Judge Dewitt Gray to be judge of the civil court of record in Duval county; L. W. Nelson to be county solicitor in St. John's , county, for the unexpired term of George W. Bassett, resigned; H. W. Johnson to be harbormaster at the port of St. Andrews for a term of two years, beginning July 5; George A. ,T. Roberts, W. S. Kempt, G.O. Eveland Saunders, William Marshall, and Alfonso Gomez . to be pilot com missioners at Key West for two years, W. OU Mabry, L. ,W. Owens, R. P. Medley, Charles Mahon and T. H. Stone to be pilot commissioners at the port of St. Joe for two years. It was a surprise here that Former Congressman J. Walter Kehoe, who has been at the capitol for several days, was not named county solicitor In Escambia county. It is understood that at least one appointment made by the governor was rejected by the sen- , aie, duc me Dan or secrecy . was not taken off this portion of the, executive session proceedings. . . . w Riparian Rights Bill Passes. Having made It a special order. Senator J. Turner Butler today ad vanced through second and third read ing, passed and certified to the house his riparian rights bill which vests the titles of all lands on salt water be tween high and low tide marks in the present owners. The necessity for such a law to pass, he said, grew out of the recent su preme court decisions in the Bricknell and Chris Theisen cases in which it was decided that under the conflict ing sections 643 and 644 of the general Statutes all salt water riparian titles were in the state. Vast properties in Jacksonville, Tampa, Pensacola, Mi ami, Daytona and 1n fact throughout the state ' were affected by these de cisions, he said, and this law was to clearify the old statutes and vest titles in the people, who lawyers had always understood were the rightful owners. Senators Carlton and Butler spoke for the bill. , Text Book Bill Amended. Senator Cash took his bill, amending the law creating the state text book commission from the middle of the calendar and passed it under waiver of the rules. The amendment was necessary on account of increased cost of produc tion of books, and Under the present law some of the largest and best book publishing concerns would be elimi nated from competition. The bill, as amended, provides that books shall be sold to Florida chil dren as cheaply as in other states and will permit the county board of pub lic instruction to buy text books at Wholesale prices direct from, pub lishers. - The senate , concurred in the house amendment to the citrus canker bill providing for control of the honey bee mould, but will fight concurrence in the amendment placing box tax on cir rus fruit. The general revenue bill to provide money for state purposes passed - the house at 6:30 o'clock Friday night. Weaver, for the committee which pre pared it. said it was the best piece of financial legislation the state had ever passed. Futch, of Lake, declared it was the greatest ; trouble maker the state has ever known and predicted that in a few years men would be running for legislature on a plattorm of its reoeal. . . J 4 4 A f O " Tne vote was w xo. ..-.- The main feature of the house ses sions today was the consideration and passage of the general revenue blil which makes radical changes in pres ent laws for assessment and collection of taxes. Although' the bill is credited to the committee on finance and tax-j ation, it is understood to have eman ated from the comptroller's office. Practically with no opposition on the floor. Senator Tarnbull's bill providing for college extension passed the house USday by a vote of 38 to 16. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 24, 1919. I i li V ;f ..-;. I ,"..,".. 1 u9Vn fi ... v;a, v.. "-w 1 1 .. ...... " S .. Tf 1 - I ' ' , - V ' ' s-. "" f - ' I V. ; -. ' iy r - n ; Some men's passion is gold, some men's passion i3 art, some men's for men." That was the creed of General William Balllngton Booth, foun daughter. Evangeline Booth, commander of the army In the United States A Man May Be Down But He's Never Out." r v''s: HISS BOOTH HAKES FINAL APPEAL Salvation Army Commander Urges Need of $13,000,000 for the Safe of Human- BY' EVANGELINE BOOTH. The Salvation Army needs thirteen millions of dollars to meet the emer gency of the period of readjustment which the people of the United States now face." It needs that sum-to hold the ground it has already gained and to make fresh advances across the No Man's Land of Poverty. It needs the money to entrench more securely against assaults which poverty and evil are sure to make upon the poor of our nation. It needs the money to carry on the work of former days on a greatly intensified scale. If the average man knew the poor as the average Salvationist knows them; if he could get Lihind '"'their closed doors and witness the heart rending scenes which have become the daily experience of the slum worker; If he could but see the little children gasping in the tenements in summer and freezing in heatless rooms in win ter; if he could hear the pleadings of despondent fathers and distracted mothers there would be no need to answer the question. ? The Salvation Army Neews Thirteen Million Dollars for. Humanity. This is not the time for vague and comfortable . dreaming. For thirty nine years the Salvation Army "has studied the problems of the poor in the United States. We - have watched while these problems' complicated with the great increase in population. This appeal for a $13,000,000 home service fund is made in the interest of the poor at the behest of the general public. We of the Salvation Army have in terpreted the praise' given us because of our war - work ' as -a call , to great er service and greater , responsibilities. We feel that the poor are in , our keeping and we joyously take - up the added burden. - We need thirteen million, of dollars to "save babies from the summer heat and the blasts of winter. . . - We need . the thirteen millions to maintain maternity homes for poor women and disillusioned . girls. We need the money to carry the word of God to the hundreds of thou sands of men in penal institutions; to maintain on a greatly: enlarged scale our work in the dark slums; to make less dark the dark places. In brief we need thirteen millions of dollars to prove our slogan "A man may be down, but he's never out! STROKE TMIPSONIS WIDAS S0L1CIT0 Mackey Says He Has Not V Been Notified and Will Continue to Perform Duties Until He Is. Harry Thompson was appointed yesterday by Governor Catts to suc ceed. Henry ' J. . Mackey as solicitor for Escambia county court . of record. It has been the talk of the street for some . time that the governor would remove ; Mr. Mackey, who he appointed last fall on the .death of William A; Blount, Jr., and interest in the desig nation of the successor to the office has been intense. It had been expected for several days , until yesterday , that , Former Congressman - J. Walter Kehoe would dra wthis plum, said to be worth be tween $6,000 and $7,000 a year in the hands of a successful attorney, and the city was taken greatly by surprise at the - report .that Harry Thompson had been nominated and confirmed by the senate, though his name had, at one time, several days ago, been prom inently mentioned as a possible suc cessor to Mr. Mackey. Mr." Thompson is a native of Bag dad, Florida, thirty miles 'from Pen sacola, where he was born - 28 year3 ago, and has lived all his life until the outbreak of the war. He graduated from . the law department of the State University of Florida, at Gainesville, a year before the war began, and re turned to Bagdad, , and entered upon the practice of his profession in con junction with W. W.- Clark, of Milton, near Bagdad, where his father, Henry W. Thompson, holds the office of cir cuit clerk for Santa Rosa county. He had determined to move his law office to Pensacola for the benefit of the wider field for advancement, when the United States entered the war, and he was among the first to enlist. He was attached to the aviation section of the; army and gained ..the .rank of first lieutenant. His assignment, al most from the start, was. to the im portant post of instructor of aviation at Park Field, Memphis, Tenn.; and his efficiency as an instructor held him there, preventing him from seeing service in France. Upon being relieved from his army duties a little over three months ago. he. came to Pensacola and opened of fices in the American National Bank building and became a member of the Pensacola Bar Association. v Mr. Thompson arrived In Pensacola from his successful trip to- the state capital on 'the 10:25 L. & ON", train lasd night,. and stated over the tele phone to .the Journal that he would present a public statement of his .-position as soon as it could he formu lated. The impression seems to be quite strongiamong the' political "wise ( Continued passion is fame, but my passion Is der - of the . Salvation Army, and his today, has added her own new slogan ... - . PEACE PR FOR RED I S OUT LI Florida Division Director Spent .Yesterday in City in Interest of .Completion War Program. , "The completion of the war program of the American Red Cross and the wonderful peace program it is inaugu rating, are big Jobs, but the day of small things Is over; the big things are now the practical things," said L. H. Smith, "division supervisor of the State of Florida, American Red Cross, who spent yesterday in the city, com ing here for the purpose of conferring with the officials of the local chapter of the American Red Cross and pre senting to them the peace program of that organization and in connec tion with the organizing, and conduct ing of classes in home care of the sick and first aid. , Mr. Smith, has been lecturing in different parts of the state explaining the needs of Increased activity of Red Cross work since the signing of the armistice. He left the city last night for Atlanta, but expects to return to Pensacola within two or three weeks. Prior to his connection with the Red Cross for the ; past two months, Mr Smith was in the army and was sta tioned as camp personnel adjutant at Camp Beaugeard, Louisiana. He came to Pensacola from Tallahassee. ' Continuing, he said, "I am here to confer with the local officers of the Red Cross concerning "the future of the American Red Cross In this city and county.. , Every good thing that is being planned qan be put on right here and if the public spirited citi zens of your city and , county ' fully awaken to the needs and possibilities, we feel sure that the peace program will be realized in Escambia county. "The ; twenty-fifth . article Of the League of Nations covenant reads as follows; . ; " 'The members of the league agree to encourage and promote the estab lishment and cooperation of duly au thorized voluntary national Red Cross organizations, having as purposes, im provement of health, the prevention Of disease and the mitigation of suf fering throughout the world. , "Now, the peace plan of the Ameri can National Red Cross calls for a program along the lines of , public health,? social service, school activities and first aid.. These plans are not the dreams of fadists or reformers who are attempting to Impose upon the country any impracticable Utopian dreams; but they are practical plans tried by experience, thoroughly work ed out and adapted to our needs by practical thoughtful men and women. Public Health. "In public health work, the Red Cross calls ; for a great : educationa! (Continued on page two) 0GRA1 CROSS NED THE "E SCAMiPEKSACOLIANS WILL GO OFF WAYS AT 3 P.H. Event Will Mark Launching 1 ox oecona 01 uig oteei Ships At Pensacola Ship Yards. BIG CROWDS WILL WITNESS SPECTACLE Two Others Soon to Follow Escambia Into Water and Seventh Keel Will Be Laid Immediately. "Without a hitch" it is expected that the "Escambia," the second of the nine hundred ton steel fabricated ships made ready for launching at the plant of the Pensacola Shipbuilding company will go off : the ways this afternoon at 3 o'clock, in accordance with the . pre announced program. This is in ac cordance with a, statement made - by officials of the plant last night. With favorable ' weather . conditions and from the many expressions of in terest in the launching of the big ves sel, that ' have been . heard and v the announcement by ' the management several dags ago that arrangements had been made for the launching to be a public affair, it is assumed that a large crowd will be in attendance. A half . holiday will be observed at the plant except for the workers ac tually necessary to put the big steel vessel, over, . and the gates ' will be thrown open to visitors in ample 'time for all who desire to do so to view it from Inside the grounds. Quite a number of week-end visi tors and " men from other gulf and Atlantic ports interested, in shipbuild ing had already arrived in the ' city last night in order to attend the launch ing, which will be sponsored by. Miss Yajerie Reese, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, -J.--S. Reese. --Among those com ing in was Frank McConnell,v general superintendent of: the Alabama Dry Docks and Shipbuilding company, of Mobile, -, Ala. The big steel vessel, which it is expected will play an important part of the United States marine, when fit ted out and completed will represent a valuation of nearly two millions of dollars and as an . idea of the magni tude of this local industry, it will be remembered is only one of six such vessels now being gotten ready for sea service as rapidly as possible at this plant which is conceded to be one of the most modern in every way, not only on the gulf but in the entire country. The "Cushnoc". the first vessel launched at this yard will be fitted out 'and ready for servce in about two weeks, it is expected and with a continuation of the progress now be ing made at the plant, it is anticipated that two Tmore vessels now on the ways will be launched sometime next month and that as fast as a vessel is gotten off the ways . keel will be laid for another. The object of the management being to keep five ves sels in course of construction all the time. ' "., ,.'.r' ... .'. NON-BOLSHEVIKI FORCES MEETING WITH SUCCESSES London, May 23. The Bolshevik! have begun the evacuation of Moscow, according to reports brou'ght from Petrograd to Copenhagen by travelers and forwarded by the Exchange Tele graph company. Typhus is raging in Moscow and the situation is consid ered desperate. London, , "May 23. N on -Bolshevik forces operating against Petrograd are having rapid success, according to' va rious reports from Helsingfors. ,Th? Dally Mail correspondent and Helslng fors say the Bolshevik resitance seems broken and they have lost several thousand prisoners, thirty guns, a great number f machinoe guns and five armored trains. " General Maynard, commanding the allied forces on the Murmansw front in Russia, has removed his headquar ters four hundred miles southward to Kem, on the White Sea, at the mouth of the Kem river, according to Reu ters correspondent with . the British Murmansk expedition, ; NC-FOUR WILL START FLIGHT SUNDAY MORNING Ponta del Gada, Azores, May 23. Lieut. Commander Read . announced tonight that strong easterly winds off the coast of Portugal would prevent starting the NC-4 t istOn befcore daybreak Sunday. PRICE FLVE CENTS HAVE A BIG DAY'S WORK TO PUT OVER Half of City's Quota in Sal vation Army Drive is Lacking and Last Day is At Hand. FEATURES OF BIG INTEREST PLANNED "Dollars for Doughnuts" Will Be Popular Slogan At Ten Booths in Charge of Ladies "Pensacola lacks half the amount of her quota in the Salvation Army home service fund drive, and the last day at hand." So stated Zone Manager Green and City Chairman Hervey last night at drive headquarters, and they said that everyone who feels an in terest in the matter will have to stretch every nerve today to maintain the fair prestige Of Pensacola as a drive center .and as the best Salvation Army city on the gulf. Furthermore, a $25,000 building Is at stake, and all the beneficial activity that would emanate from such a build ing for years to come is at stake, for the army will erect just such a building only if the city raises its quota, and the quota Is not nearly as large as the cost of the building. As a purely business proposition it looks - like betting qn a sure thing, with odds in favor Of the winner. . : Messrs. , Green and Hervey agreed that the money is here to be had; and that the people are willing to give it, but, that workers to go after it are lacking. : As a last resort, they have decided to appeal to all returned ser vice men who have benefited by the work of the army during the war to meet them at drive headquarters in the San Carlos hotel at ten o'clock this morning to receive assignments and help put Pensacola over the top for the lassies who helped them go over the top over there. It has been found by Mr. Green, he states, that not a few people have planned to give, but have not been called upon, and are waiting for soma worker to take their money. The slo gan adopted for the last day is: "The army didn't wait to be asked to go over the top in France; are you wait ing here?" Any who have not been solicited are asked to take their con tribution or pledge to -P. , K. Yonge. " city treasurer for. the drive, American Bank building, or to the headquarters at the San Carlos hotel and do It today. The program , for the day includes five distinct features. At ten o'clock the returned service men and other special workers will get their assign ments. At the same hour the dough nut booths will be opened in the city, and at 11:30 at the ship yards. The slogan at the booths will be: "Dollars for doughnuts." The doughnuts will be as good as the soldiers received from the army lassies in France, it is stated, and the dollars will help bring a new army building to . tho fastest groking industrial center on the gulf. . The .cily booths will be at the San Carlos hotel, D'Alemberte' pharmacy, the Central Pharmacy and the postoffice, and will be open from ten a. m. to nine p. m. There will be two booths at the ship yards, open from 11:30 a. m. till the completion of the launching of the Escambia in the afternoon. At 11 o'clock this morning the "blimp" from the naval station will fly over the city and drop Salvation propaganda broadcast. At 12 o'clock, non, a deocrated truck will begin Its journey through the city, continuing till nine in the evening. It will carry a piano, singers and speakers and do nations will be received at the float Some stunts of unusual attractiveness are promised in connection with this float. . . In the afternoon and evening speak ers will appeal from the platforms of the theaters. Attorney Philip Beall hag promised his services and it is Stated that others will be enlisted. A special effort is being made to have all organizations in the city em ploying a number of persons contri bute an average of a half day's pay for each employe to the cause. The San Carlos hotel has gone over the top with 100 per cent of its 103 employes giv ing a half day's salary. It is stated that the naval air station is going over the top with every man giving a full day's pay. Officials of tha shipbuilding plant have asured tho workers that their employes will go (Continued on Page Two) HE SALVATION ARMY DIDN'T WAIT TO BE ASKED ARE YOU WAIT BNG?